This is the pilot episode of the CCIE Podcast, a project I started in April 2015 and never completed, but I am now going to test the water. Please note this episode was recorded in April 2015 … [Read more...] about CCIE Podcast Pilot Episode 1
These pages are no longer being updated as I passed the Lab exam in August 2015, receiving my CCIE Plaque through the post was the end to a very long journey.
You can read my entire CCIE Journey here - My CCIE Journey
My all time top post was: How to build CCIE V5 Lab with CSR100V routers
Remember, the only way to achieve CCIE is "Relentless Pursuit" - Don't give up!
All the posts below are in chronological order from when I passed the CCIE Lab
The spanning-tree portfast command is a very simple feature but often mis-understood. In this short post I will explore how this feature behaves, how it works and how to configure it on a cisco … [Read more...] about Spanning-Tree Portfast – The Definitive Guide
EIGRP Named Mode or Multi-AF Mode is a new development in EIGRP starting in Version 15.x Its reason for being is to simplify the EIGRP configuration into one place, as previously with EIGRP classic … [Read more...] about EIGRP Named Mode – Configuration Tutorial
Software defined networking (SDN) is an approach to computer networking that allows network administrators to manage network services through abstraction of lower level functionality. This is done by … [Read more...] about Software Defined Networking – SDN
In computer network engineering, a Request for Comments (RFC) is a memorandum published by the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) describing methods, behaviors, research, or innovations applicable … [Read more...] about CCIE RFC List for Routing & Switching Lab Exam
If you are looking for an MPLS Tutorial or step by step mpls configuration examples, this basic MPLS l3vpn configuration example will guide you from configuring the first router to a 3 router … [Read more...] about MPLS Configuration Tutorial – Step by Step
How to build CCIE V5 Lab using ESXi and CSR1000v Cloud Services Router This post will detail how to build a CCIE v5 lab using Vmware and the Cisco CSR1000v cloud services routers. It will detail the … [Read more...] about CSR1000V – How to build CCIE V5 Lab with Cloud Services Router
With the new ccie version 5 blueprint there are a lot of version 4 students who are trying to work out what has changed, what is new and what has gone. For new students to Version 5 it is probably … [Read more...] about Mastering Switching topics in CCIE Version 5
I do not know anything about Alexandre Vasseur except for the fact that he has passed his CCIE Lab exam and has made this amazing video to celebrate that fact. We all need small things to keep us … [Read more...] about CCIE Video – from Alexandre Vasseur
For regular visitors to my blog you may have noticed a countdown calendar has appeared again. I have managed to get a lab date in Brussels before the version 5 change. I had previously failed the … [Read more...] about CCIE Version 4 one more attempt!